Average Bench: 121% (1st of 981)

Based on 221 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-7980XE CPU @ 2.60GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-7980XE averaged 20.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-7980XE near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 2,537Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 2,856Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-7980XE is 44.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-7980XE performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 122Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 124Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 221 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.8 SC Int 122 142
81.9 SC Float 126 147
87.2 SC Mixed 124 144
99% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
389 QC Int 471 557
408 QC Float 488 579
355 QC Mixed 473 563
108% 477 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,179 MC Int 2,537 3,172
2,138 MC Float 2,856 3,601
1,936 MC Mixed 2,718 3,406
404% 2,704 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 142
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 144
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 560
QC Float 580
QC Mixed 569
129% 570 Pts
MC Int 3,184
MC Float 3,629
MC Mixed 3450
511% 3421 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 142
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 558
QC Float 579
QC Mixed 570
129% 569 Pts
MC Int 3,153
MC Float 3362
MC Mixed 3115
481% 3,210 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 534
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 2966
MC Float 3,416
MC Mixed 3,238
479% 3,207 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 130
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 524
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 2,914
MC Float 3,320
MC Mixed 3,164
468% 3,133 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 131
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 445
107% 470 Pts
MC Int 2,377
MC Float 2,695
MC Mixed 2,563
380% 2545 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 453
QC Mixed 442
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 2,321
MC Float 2,653
MC Mixed 2,532
374% 2,502 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 432
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 2,222
MC Float 2,670
MC Mixed 2,492
367% 2,461 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 402
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 2,257
MC Float 2,581
MC Mixed 2,455
363% 2,431 Pts
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-7980XE Extreme Edition Processor (24.75M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'17
Processor Numberi9-7980XE
# of Cores18
# of Threads36
Cache24.75 MB
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Recommended Price$1979.00 - $1999.00
Clock Speed2.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes44

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

 Comments

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Excellent

23 hrs ago.

Value for actual Performance is not that great at all!


Good

8 days ago.

Really powerful but twice as expensive as it needs to be.


Poor

9 days ago.

Yeah it overwhelming ly powerful but insanely overpriced


Good

5 days ago.

too expensive for a cpu :(


Excellent

1 day ago.

Horrivel trava ate jogando tibia , minecraft e lol


Good

23 days ago.

its so bad for the price


Good

3 days ago.

it is good for video incodeing


Good

15 days ago.

DAB ON TE|HEM


Terrible

2 months ago.

isn't cheap enough


Terrible

19 hrs ago.

Thanks Intel, for showing who you truly are.


Excellent

6 days ago.

Great CPU.


Good

1 month ago.

i9 BEST but need more cores to 64 or 128 cores


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